Epileptic Billy is a happy 12-year-old thanks to his mum and cannabis oil despite docs saying he would die in infancy

Epileptic Billy is a happy 12-year-old thanks to his mum and cannabis oil despite docs saying he would die in infancy

Charlotte Caldwell was in bed reading a newspaper when her four-month-old son Billy woke in his Moses basket and stared at the ceiling for a minute. When he did it a second time, she knew something was not right. And within a…

This marijuana actually might kill you

This marijuana actually might kill you

This will really harsh your mellow. Illicit marijuana farmers in California are using a deadly pesticide — then shipping the tainted tokes off to Midwestern and Eastern states, according to federal authorities. Researchers this year found 72 percent of illegal pot plantations…

Woody Harrelson was pals with Mike Pence in college

Woody Harrelson was pals with Mike Pence in college

Woody Harrelson was close friends with Vice President Mike Pence during their days at Hanover College. “I knew him, yeah. We were both very religious,” Harrelson, 56, told “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday of the infamously conservative VPOTUS. “It was a Presbyterian…

The CEO of a Peter Thiel-backed cannabis private equity firm reveals his 3-pronged strategy for choosing investments

The CEO of a Peter Thiel-backed cannabis private equity firm reveals his 3-pronged strategy for choosing investments

Sophisticated investors are looking to cash in on legal marijuana. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Brendan Kennedy, the CEO of Privateer Holdings, one of the oldest and largest cannabis-focused private equity firms, shared the three components of the firm’s investment thesis in an interview with…

A $22 billion investment firm led one of the largest ever funding rounds for a cannabis tech company — here's why it's a big deal for the industry

A $22 billion investment firm led one of the largest ever funding rounds for a cannabis tech company — here's why it's a big deal for the industry

The cannabis industry is booming. David McNew/Getty Tiger Global Management led a $17 million Series A round in Green Bits, a software platform for cannabis dispensaries. It’s one of the largest Series A rounds for a cannabis tech company to date. Tiger…

Why Cannabis Normalization Is a Feminist Issue

Why Cannabis Normalization Is a Feminist Issue

First, a little background on me: I’m the founder of Van der Pop, a cannabis lifestyle brand that launched in 2016 with design-forward stash accessories crafted specifically for female consumers. Two years (and two acquisitions!) later, the brand is now in a…

How weed magazines are preparing you for 4/20

How weed magazines are preparing you for 4/20

Dude — you know what day Friday is, right? April 20? If you’re down with the fact that 4/20 is “Weed Day,” you’ve probably got a couple of pot mags someplace on the coffee table under all that other paraphernalia. If not,…

Cuomo lays groundwork for legalizing marijuana

Cuomo lays groundwork for legalizing marijuana

Gov. Cuomo laid the groundwork Thursday for legalizing marijuana in New York, saying neighboring states already have, or are about to, so “for all intents and purposes it is going to be here anyway.” The governor’s comments were his strongest to date…

Cynthia Nixon wants to legalize weed to promote racial justice

Cynthia Nixon wants to legalize weed to promote racial justice

More On: cynthia nixon Cynthia Nixon joins legendary rap duo during live perfomance Left-wing activist endorses Cynthia Nixon over Cuomo If the Working Families Party stands for anything, it’ll nominate Cynthia Nixon for gov Cynthia Nixon may still mount governor campaign if…

Mom arrested after 2-year-old eats pot-laced mac and cheese

Mom arrested after 2-year-old eats pot-laced mac and cheese

An Arizona mother was arrested Thursday after police said her young daughter ate THC-laced macaroni and cheese. Alaina Marie Limpert, 25, allegedly laughed when she realized her daughter, who is less than two years old, was experiencing the side effects of THC,…

Pharmaceutical giants are sidestepping US marijuana restrictions to research cannabis-based drugs

Pharmaceutical giants are sidestepping US marijuana restrictions to research cannabis-based drugs

Shutterstock Federal policies restricting marijuana research have made it difficult to study marijuana and produce cannabis-based drugs — but that isn’t stopping pharmaceutical companies from doing it. Some are researching and developing drugs made with marijuana compounds in labs just north of…